COVIDEO: Call for Pandemic Moving Image Works

The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative invites our membership to submit moving image responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidelines: Submission must be a 1-2 min video made in or around your residence with the theme of ‘isolation’. Eligible submissions will be screened online in July 2020, which will be followed by a Zoom panel discussion….

Mastering Dialogue and Writing From a Place of Vulnerability: Writing Workshop with Kaylee Gryba 

Writing “real” dialogue not only keeps a script from sounding artificial, but it has the added benefits of showing the characters’ quirks and creating room for conflict through the misunderstandings that often occur when we’re not really listening attentively to each other. Likewise, writing from a place of vulnerability is…

Screening Under the Steeple: CVAF online Screening May 19th 7pm

Pop your popcorn, and settle in, we’re bringing the films to you! The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative and the Cathedral Village Arts Festival are excited to present “Screening Under the Steeple” once again, which is the 29th anniversary of this screening event and partnership. The screening at the Cathedral Village Arts…

Filmpool Member Webinar – May 6th 11am

Tomorrow!The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative is inviting its members to a live Webinar, Wednesday May 6th at 11:00 AM. We’ll answer questions you may have about our upcoming grant deadlines and share info about workshops we have planned in May.We’d also like to hear from our members about what kind of…

Michael Crochetiere – Subterranean Passage

Featured Member Works: Michael Crochetiere – “Subterranean Passage” (1999) 27:24 (broadcast cut), 16mm. colour, sound  When you are 9 years old sometime the only defence is your imagination. “Once I had the power to disappear, to sink inside the dragon’s dreams, to touch the dragon’s sandy skin, as if it…

Rob White – Art on Fire

Rob White is a filmmaker from Regina Saskatchewan, Canada. His work has been featured in national commercial campaigns, music videos, and short films. His sketch group “Art on fire” was supposed to have a screening on April 11th. Since that isn’t happening they have decided to release new, never before…

Mark Wihak – Vous êtes ici

Given the current situation with the COVID-19 lockdown, perhaps it’s time for some armchair travel: Featured Member Works: Mark Wihak – “Vous êtes ici” Vous êtes ici is an exploration into the experiences of tourism in Paris, pulling back the curtain to look at a Paris you don’t see in postcards….

Ian Campbell – Ilsa the Far Seer

Featured Member Works: Ian Campbell – “Ilsa the Far Seer” A schoolgirl from the sticks makes her way to the city of the future: 1920’s Weimar Berlin! Her love of new technologies leads her to find a job in the burgeoning television business where she meets strange and unique personalities…

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